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Barbara Kingsolver

Read through the most famous quotes from Barbara Kingsolver

To live is to change, to acquire the words of a story, and that is the only celebration we mortals really know.

— Barbara Kingsolver


Alice wonders if other women in the middle of the night have begun to resent their Formica.

— Barbara Kingsolver


Last time I talked to her she didn't sound like herself. She's depressed. It's awful what happens when people run out of money. They start thinking they're no good.

— Barbara Kingsolver

#poverty #self-esteem #money

If the Lord hasn't got a boyfriend lined up for me to marry, that's his business.

— Barbara Kingsolver

#humor #love #poisonwood-bible #business

She kept swimming out into life because she hadn't yet found a rock to stand on.

— Barbara Kingsolver


A choir of seedlings arching their necks out of rotted tree stumps, sucking life out of death. I am the forest's conscience, but remember, the forest eats itself and lives forever.

— Barbara Kingsolver


Value is not made of money, but a tender balance of expectation and longing.

— Barbara Kingsolver


Maybe he's been in Africa so long he has forgotten that we Christians have our own system of marriage, and it is called Monotony.

— Barbara Kingsolver


Every life is different because you passed this way and touched history.

— Barbara Kingsolver

#life-and-living #life-experience #life-lessons #philosophy #experience

People ask without wanting to know.

— Barbara Kingsolver

#people #the-lacuna #life

About Barbara Kingsolver

Did you know about Barbara Kingsolver?

Although the setting of the novel is somewhat similar to Kingsolver's own childhood trip to the then Republic of Congo the novel is not autobiographical. Her major non-fiction works include her 1990 publication Holding the Line: Women in the Great Arizona Mine Strike of 1983 and 2007's Animal Vegetable Miracle a description of eating locally. "

Local eating experiment
Starting in April 2005 Kingsolver and her family spent a year making every effort to eat food produced as locally as possible.

In 2000 Kingsolver establiBarbara Kingsolverd the Bellwether Prize to support "literature of social change. Kingsolver has received numerous awards including the Dayton Literary Peace Prize's Richard C. Each of her books publiBarbara Kingsolverd since 1993 has been on the New York Times Best Seller list.

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